Pearls for Practice is a bundle of sessions that were recorded live at the 2017 Annual Assembly.
The Professional Development bundle contains the following sessions in MP3 format:
How to Survive as a New Palliative Care Advanced Practice Registered NursePresenters: Laura E. Tycon, MSN CRNP, Margaret C. Root, MSN RN CPNP CHPPN, Mary Ersek, PhD RN FPCN
Objectives: Describe strategies used to manage expectations for the new graduate palliative care APRN. Summarize resources avai...
Objectives: Describe strategies used to manage expectations for the new graduate palliative care APRN. Summarize resources available to guide the new APRN in cultivating a sustainable professional practice. Give examples highlighting the importance of mentorship for the new palliative care APRN.
Building Our Future by Mentoring One AnotherPresenters: Donna Zhukovsky, MD FACP FAAHPM, Eduardo Bruera, MD FAAHPM, Diane Meier, MD FACP FAAHPM, Gary Rodin, MD
Objectives: Identify the multiple areas in which mentoring can play a role in the development of hospice and palliative medicine. Differentiate among the roles that mentors, sponsors and coaches can play in professional, team and program development. Describe how individuals can access mentors and the mutual benefits that mentors and mentees can derive from a mentor-mentee relationship.
The Write Stuff: How to Increase Your Writing ProductivityPresenters: Irene Yeh, MD MPH, Barbara Reville, DNP ANP-BC ACHPN
Objectives: Identify common challenges that are faced when starting or completing a writing project. Demonstrate how to form a writing accountability group (WAG). Explore different writing exercises to improve overall writing fitness.
Proactively Managing Our Own TransitionsPresenters: Timothy Quill, MD FACP FAAHPM, Charles Wellman, MD FAAHPM, Martha Twaddle, MD HMDC FACP FAAHPM
Objectives: Discuss strategies for successful career transition anticipation and management, and to understand some of the warning signs when transition planning should be considered. Illustrate personal challenges and opportunities provided by transitions in our own professional and personal lives, and to commit to begin to address them. Large group reflection, comments and questions.
Designing a Staffing Model to Support Productivity and Flexibility Among Billable ProvidersPresenters: Jessica S. Heintz, MD FAAHPM, Lynn H. Spragens, MBA BA, Mary S. Wheeler, MSN FNPC RN ACHPN
Objectives: Discuss the mechanics of RVU derivation, and how to use the “conversion factor” to predict RVU generation based upon ranges of volume and use of billable staff. Utilize transparency in RVU data reporting to help manage interdisciplinary team performance and effective use of IDT members to maximize flexibility in delivery of patient care. Build leadership credibility and improve support for palliative care staff by demonstrating competence in managing wRVU data.